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Can you take theraflu with antibiotics

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
A Verified Doctoranswered
Endodontics 45 years experience
Yes: They have different actions. They antibiotic is for bacterial infection. The Medrol (methylprednisolone) is for reducing the subsequent inflamation.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
Wound care 37 years experience
Ask pharmacist: Many drugs can be crushed but many cannot. Your pharmacist will have this information at his fingertips. That information is usually but not always av... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Twice Daily: There is no right answer to this simple question. You are instructed to take the pills twice daily. That usually means in the morning and the evenin... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Difficult to answer: That is a difficult question to answer in a definitive manner. Obviously you should take an antibiotic if you have a bacterial infection of sorts and... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
Infectious Disease 24 years experience
Antibiotics -caution: Antibiotics should only be used after careful consideration by your doctor. There can be serious side-effects from over use of these medicines. Certai... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Your pharmacist: can help you to understand the instructions on the prescription bottle. Take as prescribed.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Beck
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Not helpful: Antibiotics are primarily for bacterial infections. A cold is typically viral. However, you can get a secondary infection like sinusitis or bronchitis... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Camilla Graham
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease 28 years experience
May need drainage: Boils and abscesses often require drainage for cure. If the boil is small and redness is not spreading out from around it, you can use hot compresses ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
YES: Can be sedating.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 24 years experience
Take as prescribed: Antibiotics should only be taken when prescribed by a doctor and instructions for the prescription should be followed precisely. Antibiotics only trea... Read More